Incident at GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)

Summary

2010-12-21: Due to an unsafe left main gear indication, SPR921, DHC 8 102, enroute from St. John?s (CYYT) to Goose Bay, declared an airborne emergency. The aircraft landed safely and once on the ground the pilot reported the gear indicating 3-green.
2010-12-21: UPDATE Commercial & Business Aviation: When the crew selected gear down the left main showed a red unsafe condition. The gear was cycled twice and the alternate gear extension procedure was conducted. This did not solve the problem. The alternate verification lights however showed 3-green. After discussions with maintenance they decided that the gear was safe. As a precaution they declared an emergency and landed uneventfully. It was discovered that a spring had broken in the wheel well and damaged the gear indication mechanism.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A1284
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Airport
Occurred At 2010-12-20 - 17:08
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYR
Aerodrome Name GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Goose Bay (CYYR)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Airport
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GPAL | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner PROVINCIAL AIRLINES LIMITED
Operator PROVINCIAL AIRLINES LIMITED Commercial
Make DEHAVILLAND - CAN
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built 1989
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY-CAN
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PW120A
PW120A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear,Declared emergency/priority

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